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Best book events in NYC: Critics' picks

The Atlas Review Launch Party

  • Critics choice
  • Free

One of the city's best young literary magazines, The Atlas Review fetes the launch of its fourth issue with snacks, adult beverages and readings by an impressive group of contributing writers, like

  1. BookCourt 163 Court St, between Dean and Pacific Sts, 11201
  2. Sat Sep 20
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Texts from My Mom Release Party

  • Critics choice
  • Free

That's right: Poet Christie Ann Reynolds's mom wrote some text messages, which Reynolds turned into a brilliant chapbook, crafting a heartwarming portrait of the everymother. She reads from the new

  1. Mellow Pages Library & Reading Room 56 Bogart St, at Seigel St, 11206
  2. Sat Sep 20
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Brooklyn Book Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The Brooklyn Book Festival is one of those events that makes you thankful to live in New York: The free, massive collection of readings, panels and high-concept events overtakes Borough Hall in

  1. Various locations
  2. Sun Sep 21
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Roxane Gay

  • Critics choice
  • Free

In 2014, Roxane Gay published her first novel to much acclaim, hit all the must-read lists with her essay collection, Bad Feminist, and basically kicked ass all over the place. If you attend one

  1. BookCourt 163 Court St, between Dean and Pacific Sts, 11201
  2. Sun Sep 21
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